Fishing Creek Township

Columbia County, Pennsylvania

Welcome to Fishing Creek Township

Fishing Creek Township founded in 1789, is a second class township located in northeast Columbia County, which is located in northeastern Pennsylvania.


The Township encompasses approximately 29 square miles of area and has 80.21 miles of roads with 54.16 miles being considered township roads. It is a rural township consisting of mainly farms land interspersed with very small communities. The population as of the 2010 census was 1,416. It is a ‘dry’ (no alcoholic establishments) township.


The Township boasts three sets of covered bridges which are listed in the National Register of Historical Places.

News & Notices

MEETING NOTICE

APRIL TOWNSHIP MEETING

Comments and/or input for the April 7 meeting will be by phone call-in or email - 570-683-5900 or fishingcreektownship@gmail.com,  or you may participate by teleconference.  Call Secretary for more information...570-764-7953.  Agenda is posted on the minutes page of this site.  Only agenda business will be conducted.  The Supervisors and staff encourage all residents to stay home and stay safe!

 

MUNICIPAL BUILDING CLOSED TO PUBLIC
The Municipal building will be closed to the public for 14 days or longer depending on the Governor.  You may contact the office by phone or email.  Pre-construction permit forms are available outside the office door in the small white box. 

911 EMERGENCY CALLS
As of October 15, 2019, Benton Ambulance will no longer be answering calls.  Geisinger EMS will cover all 911 emergency calls for our area. 

BUILDING PERMITS
For clarification, a Building Permit is needed for all construction of any type in the Township.  Buildings under 500 square feet DO need a permit, but there is no fee. Contact the permit officer with any questions at 570-683-5900, Mon thru Thurs 8am - Noon.